Sunday, March 25, 2012

THEN SINGS MY SOUL by Robert Morgan One quote from the author seems to me to sum up the spirit of this wonderful third volume of the history behind selected hymns.
Hymns are miniature Bible studies that lead us effortlessly to worship, testimony, exhortation, prayer, and praise. They're bursts of devotional richness with rhyme and rhythm.
I love the history behind these hymns as well as the fact that the hymns are printed with words and music in the book.
The history of the church is encoded in her hymns..." the author states.
Worshippers used to own their own hymnbooks and carry them to meetings with their Bibles. This particular volume is divided into seven sections: Biblical Hymns Ancient Hymns Medieval Hymns German Hymns English Hymns Gospel Songs and American Hymns Contemporary Praise and Worship Music I loved reading the stories behind "Shout to the Lord" and "In Christ Alone". Knowing the story behind the songs make them more meaningful. I was provided a free copy of this book in exchange for my honest review.